Wearable Display


Wearable Display
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Wearable Display

(December 2, 2005)
After looking on the Internet at wearable monitors and such I tried looking for a particular Sony Handycam with a micro CRT viewfinder that I had opened before. I was able to obtain one with a broken CCD that looked very similar until I opened it and found a microdisplay. The CRT only had four conductors so it would be easy to make the video connection, but the micro display had many more. But since it was black and white, it only required luminance, h-sync, v-sync, 3.3v, 4.6v, and ground according to the service manual my dad found online. I also found a sync splitter online and was able to make use of the ribbon cable from the step motors that controls the optical block for use as an interface. I got real lucky on that. The clip is from some old measuring tape and the cord is from a SEGA Genesis controller. The box came out better than I expected.